New Details Emerge About Mossad Raid to Obtain Iranian Nuclear Secrets

Reports detail Mossad raid on Iranian nuclear documents

New Details Emerge About Mossad Raid to Obtain Iranian Nuclear Secrets

The US withdrew from the deal on May 8.

When the operation in the warehouse was completed two hours before Iranian security agents arrived the Mossad team left Tehran with some 50,000 pages and 163 compact disk of videos, designs and memos detailing Iran's secret nuclear weapons program.

The MEA said both sides "reviewed and positively assessed" the progress in implementation of decisions taken during the state visit of Iranian President to India in February 2018, especially for enhancing connectivity and strengthening cooperation in trade and economic issues.

The Iranians did not cite that treaty in attempts to stop the nuclear sanctions when they were first imposed. "I'm very confident they understand".

"We were at the (negotiating) table precisely because we knew that Iran harbored ambitions to build a nuclear bomb, and we wanted a verifiable agreement to block those ambitions", said Jake Sullivan, a former State Department official involved in early discussions with Iran over what would later become the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the nuclear deal is commonly known.

The United Nations and the European Union, which had coordinated the talks leading to the agreement, and the rest of the JCPOA's signatories all warned Washington against taking the move, calling the deal pivotal to regional and worldwide peace and security. He has increased designations of Iranian officials and entities under terror-related executive orders and U.S. officials says he is in favor of designating the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, a powerful arm of the military, as a foreign terrorist organization. "We're already working very closely with our counterparts", Mnuchin said.

In a message in his Twitter account, Zarif said Iran has on Monday filed a complaint at the ICJ "to hold United States accountable for its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions". "It's imperative to counter its habit of violating int'l law", he posted.

"Views were (also) exchanged on regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest, including the efforts being made by various parties to address issues that have arisen over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action", an MEA statement said. "Our country is committed with the rule of law in response to the United States" disregard for diplomacy and legal obligations, the note underlines.

Ghasemi said, however, "maybe someday he will call Tehran and ask for negotiations - this is more likely".

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed with Russian Federation and other oil-producing allies on June 23 to raise output from July, with Saudi Arabia pledging a "measurable" supply boost, but giving no specific numbers.

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